Maliki’s visit to Russia to support his candidacy for the post of prime minister
Source of the Supreme Council: Maliki’s visit to Russia to support his candidacy for the post of prime minister in exchange for a written commitment to the Russian government to pass arms package !!
28-06-2017 06:14 PM
Baghdad News –
The Director of the Vice-President Nuri al-Maliki’s office Hisham stapes, on Wednesday that al-Maliki will discuss during his visit to Russia next month, bilateral relations between Iraq and Russia, in addition to activating the agreement between the two countries.
Rikabi in a press statement, said that al-Maliki’s visit to Russia, “comes at the invitation of al-Maliki received more than two months ago and promised to meeting them, and the visit comes early next July.”
He added that “the files that will be discussed part of bilateral relations between Iraq and Russia and the strengthening of the axis (Russian-Iranian), especially since al-Maliki has a role in his tenure as prime minister in building solid relations with the Russian side, and part of activating the agreements concluded between the two governments and the strengthening of the bilateral relationship “.
He stapes, “al-Maliki will be accompanied in the visit, a number of deputies from the Dawa Party and specialists in the political and economic files.”
The Russian media had reported earlier on Wednesday that Vice President of the Republic of Iraq Nuri al-Maliki, will pay a working visit to Russia during the next month of July.
A senior political source from the Supreme Council, said that al-Maliki’s visit to Russia to support his candidacy for the post of prime minister in exchange for a written pledge submitted by Nuri al-Maliki, the Russian government passes a Russian arms deal worth $ 650 billion.